Argenteus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Diocletian

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

AD 300, issued by Diocletian or Maximianus

Artist:

Roman, minted in Carthage (possibly)

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Diocletian right, laureate
Reverse: Laurel wreath

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Argenteus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Diocletian

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

300 AD

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: DIOCLETIANVS AVG "Diocletianus Augustus" Reverse: Within wreath, in two lines, X.C VI; no mint mark

Dimensions

Diam. 1.7 cm; 3.58 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4901

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